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pala

Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word pala in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word pala:


palá  Play audio #5652Save to Flash Cards
[enclitic]  after all; surprisingly; indeed; so; oh, I just realized; said after a fact one has just discovered

Root: pala
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Example Sentences Available Icon Pala Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Hindî ko alám na idinaos na palá ang kasál nilá.
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I didn't know they got married.
Aka ko bibisita lang si Ann sa kapatíd niyá sa America. Hindî ko alám na tuluyan na palá siyáng doón títirá
I thought Ann was just going to visit her sibling in America. I did not know that she would already live there eventually.
Gumágabí na palá
It's becoming night/dark already!
Maalala ko palá... 
Which reminds me, ... / By the way, ...
Nagtátrabaho pa palá kayó roón
So you're still working there. (formal) (indicates surprise)
Sa tahanan lang palá matátagpuán ang tunay na kaligayahan
I realize that true happiness can be found at home.
Dumatíng palá si John. 
John came (surprisingly). / John came after all.
Oo ngâ palá, akó na
Oh, yes! It's my turn now! (I didn't realize!)
Hindî ko namalayan na umuwî na palá si David.
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I did not realize that David already went home.
Nabanggít nga pala ni Alice na bakâ hindî siyá makapuntá sa kasál mo.
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By the way, Alice mentioned that she may not be able to go to your wedding.
Biglâng naisip ni Jane na mahál na palá niyá si Dick. 
Jane suddenly came to realize that she already loves Dick.
Hindî naramdamán ni Tom na may dumukot na palá ng pitaka niyá sa bulsá
Tom did not notice that someone already picked his wallet from his pocket.
Alternate spelling(s):
pla
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

Related Words:
Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:pala  Play audio #9649Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  shovel; spade

3:pa  Play audio #9946Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  blessing; grace; favor


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How to pronounce pala:

PALA AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #5652
Markup Code:
[rec:5652]
Related Filipino Words:
palapasiyangá palápagpapagantimpamapalâ
Related English Words:
soafter allsurprisinglyindeedoh i just realized
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
palang
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